JFSCNJ plans virtual walk run
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JFSCNJ plans virtual walk run

From a pre-pandemic JFSCNJ walk/run (Courtesy JFSCNJ)
From a pre-pandemic JFSCNJ walk/run (Courtesy JFSCNJ)

The Jewish Family Service of Central NJ’s “Virtual Walk/Run+ — Choose Your Own Adventure,” in support of the organization’s many services, is set for August 9 to 15.  Participants can choose any type of activity and have friends, family, and co-workers support their adventure on behalf of JFSCNJ.

There will be an in-person gathering and kosher brunch on Sunday, August 15, from 8 to 10 a.m., for people who registered for the walk/run at or above the minimum level, at Oak Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Road, in Clark.

Corporate and donor sponsors in the following categories to date include Racer: Eibshutz-Raphan Foundation, Inc., Helios Inc., Tri State Capital Biker: Allstate Insurance-David Basile,  Atlantic Realty, the Wilf Family Foundations. Jogger: Kurtz & Hornak, P.A. Swimmer: General Plumbing Supply, Renee & David Golush, Greenfield Gardens, Landmark Companies, Lincoln Financial Foundation/Economic Planning Group, PSE & G, Saiber, and Sherry and Henry Stein. Walker:  Beckerman & Company, Jay Buchsbaum-Kedem Wine, the Danishefsky Group/UBS, Edison Tyler Villages, Gateway Financial, Toby Goldberger, Mindy & Glen Goldberger, Hutt & Shimanowitz, Richard Isaacman, M. Miller & Son, Neidich & Company, Northfield Bank, Premier Homes, Regal Bank, Renewal by Anderson, Silicon East, Alan Simberloff, South Amboy Plumbing Supply, Westfield Financial Planning- Mark Swingle, CFP,  and WilkinGuttenplan, PA.

Gerri Rothfleisch of Westfield, JFSCNJ’s assistant treasurer, is chairing the fund-raiser. Her committee includes Ann Beckerman, David Brooks, Elyse Deutsch, Toby Goldberger, Michael Gottlieb,  Eric Harvitt, Mark Hauptman, Jason Hoberman, Jodi Zolkin Kiste, Susan Klapper, Daniel Krausz, David Levenberg, Ruth Margolin, Jennifer Marshall Sofield, Phyllis Reich, Michelle Rosen, Steven Rosen, Eugene Rosner, Donald Shapiro, Marc Singer, Arielle Traub, and Janice Weinberg.

JFSCNJ is a non-sectarian health and social service agency serving all residents of Union County with a kosher food pantry, Meals on Wheels, mental health services, and an urban community garden.  JFSCNJ also provides programs for Holocaust survivors; counseling for individuals, families, and children; caregiver support for children with special needs; support for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s/dementia; nursing and home health aide services, and transportation for the homebound elderly.

To participate or donate go to jfscentralnj.org/run4JFS or call (908) 352-8375 to RSVP for the in-person gathering.

The event is organized by Generosityseries.com.

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